[hpc-announce] Call for Posters - GECON 2019 16th International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems and Services

banares banares at unizar.es
Tue Jul 2 01:51:55 CDT 2019

Call for Posters - 16th International Conference
on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems and Services
17-19 September 2019, Leeds, UK
Springer LNCS Proceedings

This year, for the first time, GECON will include a poster session.
Posters can be submitted as an extended abstract which should
not exceed 4 pages using the Springer LNCS format describing
the poster content,  research, relevance and importance to
GECON community.

Poster dimensions: A0 size is recommended but A1 is also acceptable.

Important Dates

Poster Submission Deadline (extended abstract): July 8th, 2019
Notification of Poster Acceptance: July 12th, 2019
Camera-Ready Poster Deadline: July 15th, 2019

For further details, visit the GECON 2019 Web page.
Poster submissions are managed through EasyChair at

All questions about poster submissions should be emailed
to Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda <ladypine at cs.technion.ac.il>

Topics of Interest

With a global market for infrastructures, platforms and software
services, the need to understand and deal with its implications emerges.
A multitude of new interdisciplinary challenges is quickly growing.
Therefore, GECON encourages the submission of posters, which
combine at least one economic/legal area and one technological area.

GECON's list of focus areas includes:

   -Incentive design, strategic behavior and game theory
   -Market mechanisms, auctions models, and bidding languages
   -Economic efficiency
   -(Techno) Economic analysis and modelling
   -Pricing schemes and revenue models
   -Metering, accounting, and billing
   -Cost-benefit analysis
   -Automated trading and bidding support tools
   -Trust, reputation, security, and risk management
   -Performance monitoring, optimization, and prediction
   -Analysis and reports on industry, test-beds and operational markets
   -Energy efficiency, sustainability
   -Business models and strategies, decision support

Law and Legal Aspects:
   -Standardization, interoperability, and legal aspects
   -Service level agreements (SLAs), negotiation, enforcement and
   -Open source ecosystems

Clouds, Grids, Systems and Services:
   -IaaS, SaaS, PaaS and Federation of resources
   -Vertical scaling, burstable computing, vertical elasticity
   -Resource management: allocation, sharing, scheduling,
    and capacity planning
   -Virtualization and Containers
   -Service Science, Management and engineering (SSME)
   -Software engineering

Technologies Transforming the Economy:
   -Smart grids, cities or buildings
   -Energy-aware infrastructures and services
   -Fog, edge, osmosis computing
   -Micro-services, Serverless computing
   -Internet of Things
   -Community Networks
   -Social networks
   -Big data
   -Data stream ingestion and complex event processing

Conference Organization

   Conference Chair

     Karim Djemame   karim at comp.leeds.ac.uk
     (University of Leeds, UK)

   Conference Vice-Chairs

     Jorn Altmann  jorn.altmann at acm.org
     (Seoul National University, South-Korea)
     Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda ladypine at cs.technion.ac.il
     (Technion, Israel)
     Jose Angel Banares banares at unizar.es
     (University of Zaragoza, Spain)

   Program Chairs

     Franz Lenher
     (University of Passau, Germany)
     Maurizio Naldi
     (University of Roma, Italy)
     Vlado Stankovski
     (University of Ljubljana,Slovenia)

   Steering Committee

     Jorn Altmann (Seoul National University, South-Korea)
     Jose Angel Banares (Zaragoza University, Spain)
     Orna Agmon Ben-Yehuda (Technion IBM, Israel Institute of Technology)
     Steven Miller (Singapore Mgnt University, Singapore)
     Omer F. Rana (Cardiff University, UK)
     Gheorghe Cosmin Silaghi  (Babes-Bolyai University, Romania)
     Konstantinos Tserpes (Harokopio University, Greece)
     Maurizio Naldi  (University of Roma LUMSA)

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